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July 24, 2018
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CanWest

Got foxglove aphids? Picture this.

Having trouble controlling foxglove aphids in your greenhouse? You’re not alone. The team at Vineland developed an effective IPM strategy depicted in a user-friendly infographic.


Garnering support for seasonal workers

Ontario’s horticultural industry has launched a digital campaign to demonstrate public support for a long-running program that allows growers to hire workers from Mexico and the Caribbean on a seasonal basis.


Why ‘minor use’ is a big deal

When companies register pesticides, they tend to focus on the large acreage crops. So what happens when smaller ‘niche’ crops want to take advantage of the same chemistries?
 
Featured News 
 
New Varieties

Seeing new varieties with a trained eye

Experienced industry consultant Mel Sawaya shares his advice, views and picks of new varieties from this year’s California Spring Trials. It’s not just a showcase of the latest varieties, the event is a chance to network with others and Mel stresses the importance of doing so face-to-face. See his top picks from California here, then visit his open house on July 26th in Simcoe, ON. » Learn more
 
Top Garden

Top garden trends for 2018/19

Don’t miss our buzzyworthy garden trends for 2018/2019. Eco-conscious plants aren’t fading anytime soon – that means pollinator-friendly, drought-tolerant choices that look good, smell good and maybe even taste good. Plus, white blooms in night gardens, potted tropicals, compact edibles and more. Are your top picks on point? » Learn more
 
Events 
 

Sawaya Garden Trials

July 26, 2018
Location: Simcoe, ON
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Perennial Plant Symposium

July 30-Aug 3, 2018
Location: Raleigh, NC
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American Society for Horticultural Science Conference

July 31-Aug 3, 2018
Location: Washington, DC
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Independent Garden Centre Show

Aug 14-16, 2018
Location: Chicago, IL
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